Hop Hearty Ale | New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good
402 Reviews
Hop Hearty AleHop Hearty Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
New Glarus Brewing Company
Wisconsin, United States | website

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.10%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by purplehops on 09-04-2002

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Reviews:
402
Ratings:
561
Avg:
3.93
pDev:
12.21%
 
 
Wants:
69
Gots:
8
For Trade:
0
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Reviews: 402 | Ratings: 561
Photo of ZAP
4.5/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

New Glarus really hit a home run with this one...One of the better IPA's I've had...Great looking beer...Rust colored with a puffy white head....Herbal/oily hop nose invites you in and then your buds are assaulted with a great hop bite...citrus style hops dominate but some herbal hoppiness is evident as well...in the background lurks a nice malt/caramel backbone that the spotlight never shines on, but it does it's part as a bit player...kind of like the house band playing for the star entertainer....the hops are the "star" of this one...I think this rates right up there with Hop Devil and really might be better..I love burping up the hop flavor as I drink this....Seek this one out if you like IPA's...

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Photo of Bighuge
4.2/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This brew is clear and has a nice deep copper hue. A decent creamy off-white head sits on top and retains fairly well. This has a lovely hop nose reminiscent of pine and rind. Another nicely dry hopped IPA. Now this is an IPA that has great hop characteristics, but also a very solid malt offering. Full bodied and viscous, this beer is still pretty drinkable. A large bitterness quotient hits the buds on first touch and remains long after the drink. The caramel malt tones provide a firm foundation for the heavy hop load of this brew. Very nice grapefruit rind, citrus, herbalness and pine tones dance about the tongue and make this a very pleasurable drinking experience.

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Hop Hearty Ale from New Glarus Brewing Company
3.93 out of 5 based on 561 ratings.
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